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OSO fills April with musical events

A number of opportunities are coming up in April to support the The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra including a masterworks concert, a special piano recital and a fundraising event.

The month kicks off with the April Masterworks concert “Dynamic Duo.” Guest artists Guy Few and Nadina Mackie Jackson bring an unusual duo of trumpet and bassoon which they perform with brilliance and “infectious high spirits.”

Their virtuosity is showcased in solo and double concertos.Music from the baroque era shares the stage with more contemporary repertoire of great beauty that is sure to delight.  There will be three concerts, April 4 in Kelowna, April 5 in Penticton and April 6 in Vernon.  Tickets for concerts can be purchased at the Kelowna Actors Studio 1379 Ellis Street by phone: 250-862-2867, Penticton Wine Information Centre  553 Railway Street or by phone 250.276.2170 and the Vernon Performing Arts Centre  33rd St at 38th Ave or by phone: 250.549.7469 or online via the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra website at: www.okanagansymphony.com.

“We have such an exciting month ahead,” comments Rosemary Thomson, Music Director of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. “Enjoy and attend our masterworks concert, a piano recital and a fun and unique fundraiser; so many ways to support your local professional orchestra.”

Canadian pianist and international star will take the stage for one night only at the Mary Irwin Theatre in the Rotary Centre for the Arts on April 16 with Louis Lortie in recital. Join the OSO for this one night only performance, tickets are $40 and can be purchased at www.selectyourtickets.com or by phone 250.717.5304.

To close off the month the OSO will be holding the first of their annual fundraisers on April 25 at the Laurel Packinghouse - BLINGO! Tickets are $90 and include an evening of bingo like you have never experienced before. Bling it up and join the OSO for fabulous cuisine from Okanagan Street Food, Bingo Games, Prizes, Live Jazz and Silent Auction. Tickets can be purchased by calling the OSO office at 250.763.7544 or online www.okanagansymphony.com.

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is the third largest professional Symphony Orchestra in British Columbia;  entertaining residents of the Okanagan Valley and visitors from around the globe with symphonic music since 1960. To learn more about the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra visit their website at www.okanagansymphony.com or follow at www.twitter.com/OKSymponyOrch or www.facebook.com/OkanaganSymphonyOrchestra. See it, Hear it, Love it!

 

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